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China counts 106 virus deaths as US, others move to evacuate


January 28, 2020

Associated Press

A community health worker rides a bicycle while carrying a loudspeaker broadcasting virus control information in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang Province, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. China on Monday expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection.

BEIJING - China on Tuesday reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease, raising the total to at least 106, as the U.S. government prepared to fly Americans out of the city at the center of the outbreak.

The total includes the first death in Beijing, the Chinese capital, on Monday and 24 new deaths in Hubei province, where illnesses from the newly identified coronavirus first surfaced in December, the government announced.


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